What Is a Logic Model?

Following a needs assessment, a logic model is a visual diagram that illustrates how your program will work to fill a community’s identified needs. In simpler terms, logic models communicate an organization’s projects, programs, operations, activities, and goals. Logic models can be used in program planning, implementation, evaluation, or communication.

Quick facts about logic models:

  • Logic models are short, often only one page
  • Logic models take different forms, and no two are identical
  • Logic models should explain the goals and practices of an organization clearly and simply